Webinar: Hedge Accounting & EOFY Readiness

With EoFY now upon us, tune in for a hedge accounting refresh to prepare you for audit time. Also covered will be hedge accounting using internal derivatives, designating equity investments in a hedge relationship, and imputing synthetic legs into a derivative to qualify for hedge accounting.   

Presenters:

  • Kevin Mitchell – Partner, Rochford
  • Thomas Averill – Managing Director, Rochford

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Workshop: Bank Treasury SIG

We invite you to join us for our upcoming half-day workshop for bank treasury, in partnership with Deloitte and FIS Global. This workshop is targeted for Treasurers within the Banks and Mutuals, however we do encourage all Treasurers who have an interest in this bank treasury to attend.

Presenters:

Steven Cunico – Partner, Deloitte

  • Analysis of banking performance during COVID including the majors and 2nd tier banks
  • Upcoming regulatory changes affecting ADI’s

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Jo Dodd – Patner, King & Wood Mallesons

  • Legal developments affecting ADI’s including reg capital reforms and benchmark reforms

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Hussain Niazi – Sales Direcor, FIS

  • Market Trends and Challenges in the area of risk and balance sheet management
  • A holistic approach to integrated balance sheet management
  • How can FIS help with the balance sheet management solution

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Kevin Stephenson – Head of Liquidity Risk, APRA

  • A view from the regulator – what was observed during COVID – what are the top issues going forward

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Networking Event: Let’s Get Ready to Transition!

Whether we like it or not LIBOR is going away and a new way of calculating interest is here.  After years of consultation and preparation, the time to transition is now upon us. 

We invite the Treasury Community to join us as we hear from the ANZ Benchmark Transition team who will share their experience and perspective on the current state of the industry and what you need to know to manage the risks associated with your LIBOR transition. 

Now is the time to Get Ready to Transition!

This presentation will be live-streamed and will be followed by an online networking event.

Presenters:

  • John Erbacher – Senior Lawyer, Benchmark Transition Project, ANZ
  • Duncan Marshall – Business Lead, Benchmark Transition Project, ANZ

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Webinar: Cryptoassets and Regulatory Change: Local and Global Perspectives

Cryptoasset markets are in focus and developing rapidly; there is significant potential for new applications in financial services. Regulators are quickly catching up. What are the major developments in cryptoasset markets and regulations that you need to be aware of?  This session will cover policy developments across markets and at the global level to give you a clear view of what’s changing and what’s on the horizon in this space.

Presenters:

  • Matthew Gravelle – Director, Group Public and Regulatory Affairs, Standard Chartered Bank

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Webinar: Federal Budget May 2021

Following the anticipated Federal Budget announcement on 11th May 2021 and thanks to our Presenting Partner Deloitte, we explore the budget.

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David Watkins – Partner, Deloitte

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Webinar: Transforming Trade Finance through Digitisation

  1. Big picture:
    – Layout the current challenges in trade finance. Highlight example of a company.
    – What is this digital revolution everyone’s talking about in trade finance?
    – Which instrument is being digitised? Why LCs?
  2. Role of Contour:
    – Vision and technology
    – How DLT can solve this problem
  3. The benefits of digitisation — why this is important for corporate treasurers:
    – Highlight DSO savings in various stages
    – How this will optimise efficiency and increase working capital 
  4. Contour use cases 

Presenters:

  • Carl Wegner – Chief Executive Officer, Contour
  • Sam Matthew – MD, Head – FI & Documentary Trade, Product Management, Transaction Banking, Standard Chartered Bank
  • Byron Gardiner – Structured Solutions Development, Transaction Banking, Standard Chartered Bank

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Webinar: Trade Tensions and the Inevitable RMB Internationalisation

This webinar shares insight on global trade tensions

  • How it impacts APAC regional trade relationship, especially the Australia / China relationship
  • What opportunities and challenges it presents

; and why RMB Internationalisation matters to Australian corporates

Speakers:

  • Philippe Dauba-Pantanacce – Geopolitical Strategist, Standard Chartered Bank
  • Edward Lee – Head of ASEAN & South Asia Economic Research, Standard Chartered Bank
  • Kelly Kang – RMB Solutions, ASEAN, Standard Chartered Bank
  • Byron Gardiner – Structured Solutions Development, Transaction Banking, Standard Chartered Bank

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Webinar: Treasury Infrastructure & TMS RFPs

To have a world-class treasury function you need a solid treasury infrastructure (System > People > Policy > Process) & Key considerations when contemplating TMS investments. 

Presenters:

  • Kevin Mitchell – Partner, Head of Hedge Accounting, Rochford
  • Tom Alexander (TJ) – Partner, Head of Product, Rochford

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